16.63.050   Duties of development services and building official.
   (a)   The building official shall develop and adopt an eligibility checklist and standard plan. All documents required for the submission of an expedited solar energy system application shall be made available on the publicly accessible City of Palo Alto Website.
   (b)   The small residential rooftop solar system permit process, standard plan(s), and checklist(s) shall substantially conform to recommendations for expedited permitting, including the checklist and standard plans contained in the most current version of the California Solar Permitting Guidebook adopted by the Governor's Office of Planning and Research.
   (c)   The applicant may submit the permit application and associated documentation to the City's Development Services by personal, mailed, or electronic submittal together with any required permit processing and inspection fees.
   (d)   In the case of electronic submittal, the electronic signature of the applicant on all forms, applications and other documentation may be used in lieu of a wet signature.
(Ord. 5353 § 1 (part), 2015)